Karen has over 45 years’ nursing experience, most spent in dementia care in a various settings
She works for Dementia UK and Admiral Nursing as Head of Research and Publications. She gained her PhD at University College London on advance care planning and end-of-life care in dementia. She has several honorary academic positions at UK universities. As well as her academic work she has served on several committees with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE); most recently the refresh of the dementia guideline. Her research interests include: case management, palliative and end-of-life care and advance care planning.